Gemini Hires Former Starling Bank Founder as Managing Director of Europe

In the past 18 months, Gemini has added several senior leaders to its ranks. The former global head of financial crimes at Morgan Stanley, Noah Perlman, joined Gemini as its chief compliance officer; its chief security officer, David Damato, came from cybersecurity firm Tanium; its new general counsel, Sydney Schaub, has worked for Google and […]

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UK Lawmakers May Probe Facebook Libra Over Privacy, Fraud Concerns

A parliamentary committee in the U.K. may move to probe Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project over fears it will wield too much power. Speaking to Financial News, Damian Collins, chair of the House of Commons’ Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, said, given the company’s past poor record on privacy, he has concerns that Facebook can adequately […]

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UK Bankers Afraid of Disruption

A new report on the UK banking industry has identified Fintech startups as a key potential disruptor in the eyes of the industry’s biggest participants. The recently released MoneyLive Banking Report compiled by Marketforce LIVE concluded that Britain’s banking space sees such startups as a “significant threat” to their business models, after consulting with 600 prominent figures […]

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